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Eliezer_Yudkowsky comments on Inseparably Right; or, Joy in the Merely Good - Less Wrong

22 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 09 August 2008 01:00AM

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Comment author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 09 August 2008 09:44:45PM 0 points [-]

Yes, Roko, and the answer to the question "Was the child successfully dragged off the train tracks?" does not depend on the belief or feelings of any person or group of persons; if the child is off the train tracks, that is true no matter what anyone believes, hopes, wishes, or feels. As this is what I identify with the meaning of the term, 'good'...